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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    The conservative reaction to this report is wholly unsurprising. Those who disagree with barbarism done in our name, under the guise of Keeping Us Safe, barbarism which was lied about for years by its perpetrators, are apparently terrorist sympathizers.

    Disgrace: Senate Democrats' Flawed, Reckless CIA Interrogation Report.....

    What did this accomplish? It may fire up the lefty base and sate ideologues' political bloodlust after a brutal election, but this issue isn't a major advantage to posturing Democrats. Why? Americans overwhelmingly believe that "torture" is sometimes justified:



    So much for just the Conservative Reaction.....and all that just isn't apparent.

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    Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Disgrace: Senate Democrats' Flawed, Reckless CIA Interrogation Report.....

    What did this accomplish? It may fire up the lefty base and sate ideologues' political bloodlust after a brutal election, but this issue isn't a major advantage to posturing Democrats. Why? Americans overwhelmingly believe that "torture" is sometimes justified:



    So much for just the Conservative Reaction.....and all that just isn't apparent.
    I was more referring to the conservative reaction here on DP, but whatever.

    That survey counts everyone who didn't say "never." Rather misleading.
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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    People who are defending this kind of conduct are sick.
    I would include those that are condescending but I wouldn't use the word.....sick.

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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by JasperL View Post
    Who is taking the side of terrorists? I've not seen anyone... What some people are pointing out is some of the targets of our torture/EIT were not in fact 'terrorists' and that there are bounds of moral/ethical conduct (not to mention practical limits) even with regard to known terrorists like KSM.
    Wrapping yourself in the cloak of 'ethics' and 'morals' doesn't help your argument. In fact it is immoral to attack those who have successfully prevented any further terror attacks on US soil, and you should be thanking them.
    It just isn't completely along partisan lines. Factually false.
    This says otherwise. Where does it go wrong?The Democrats' 'reckless and irresponsible' terror report
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    You're lumping a lot of people with VERY different characteristics in that "terrorist" group.
    Do you know whose side you are on? Do you know who you support? Or are you confused by all the claims coming from the different political and ideological combatants? Sometimes you have to make a decision based on logic and available evidence.
    And if you don't have doubts about the official story coming out of the CIA and its paid defenders, then you're not thinking very clearly, and somehow have devised a way to distrust the government when it comes to domestic matters, but demand unquestioned acceptance of any line coming from our spooks and national security apparatus.
    ]Everyone is being paid so that point doesn't make much sense unless your idea is simply to taint one side. The fact is that no one in the actual decision making process was interviewed during the five years of questioning. Doesn't that strike you as odd?
    The same people involved in BENGHAZI!!! are the ones telling you what happened with the interrogation program, what they did and how awesome were the results. Why or how the GOP and their defenders can have YEARS of hearings on that, and then accept what CIA says about this program without a HUGE grain of salt and lots of healthy skepticism is a mystery to me.
    The GOP wants everyone to be interviewed regarding Benghazi but the Dems seemingly wanted no one interviewed with direct involvement in keeping America safe. That's the difference.

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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    I would include those that are condescending but I wouldn't use the word.....sick.
    Cool beans.
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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    How about Americans dying for some other country that isn't even their own. Called on for help due to those not being able to handle whatever problem they have.

    Is that good enough?
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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    [QUOTE=Grant;1064082995]Wrapping yourself in the cloak of 'ethics' and 'morals' doesn't help your argument. In fact it is immoral to attack those who have successfully prevented any further terror attacks on US soil, and you should be thanking them.
    This says otherwise. Where does it go wrong?The Democrats' 'reckless and irresponsible' terror report
    Do you know whose side you are on? Do you know who you support? Or are you confused by all the claims coming from the different political and ideological combatants? Sometimes you have to make a decision based on logic and available evidence.
    ]Everyone is being paid so that point doesn't make much sense unless your idea is simply to taint one side. The fact is that no one in the actual decision making process was interviewed during the five years of questioning. Doesn't that strike you as odd?
    The GOP wants everyone to be interviewed regarding Benghazi but the Dems seemingly wanted no one interviewed with direct involvement in keeping America safe. That's the difference.
    What a complete load of crap.
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Disgrace: Senate Democrats' Flawed, Reckless CIA Interrogation Report.....What did this accomplish? It may fire up the lefty base and sate ideologues' political bloodlust after a brutal election, but this issue isn't a major advantage to posturing Democrats.Why?
    Americans overwhelmingly believe that "torture" is sometimes justified. In fact it was not even defined as 'torture', though the leftists prefer that word. The majority of the American people, bless 'em, are correct.

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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    So if enough terrorists tell you the same thing you eventually believe it?
    No, but perhaps if a dozen people we admit we picked up by mistake and had no connection to terrorism at all tell similar stories, independently, and those are consistent with similar reports by Red Cross and others, then we don't have to worry about whether we trust "terrorists" or not.

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    re: Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag [W:508,759]

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    I was more referring to the conservative reaction here on DP, but whatever.

    That survey counts everyone who didn't say "never." Rather misleading.
    I do believe someone had up the poll they released the other day. Not much has changed. Although now some overseas people are bit upset for being set out.

    I don't know all the questions they were asked.

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